Alternate Names : Cancer of the Bladder
What can be done to prevent the disease?
Avoiding exposure to tobacco products will help prevent this and other cancers. When working with chemicals at work or at home, a person should take precautions to avoid contamination.
What are the long-term effects of the disease?
Five-year survival rates for early bladder cancer are as high as 90%. Early detection saves lives. Bladder cancer is fatal if not successfully treated.
What are the risks to others?
Bladder cancer is not contagious and poses no risk to others.